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Table 1 Lung cancer diagnoses from baseline low-dose CT screening and follow-up standard diagnostic CT

From: Low-dose CT scan screening for lung cancer: comparison of images and radiation doses between low-dose CT and follow-up standard diagnostic CT

Subject number Age Sex Number of pulmonary nodules Days after diagnosis Nodule diameter by low-dose CT (mm) Nodule diameter by follow-up diagnostic CT (mm) Diagnosis
1 57 M 1 43 15 15 Malignant nodule (adenocarcinoma as pure GGO with multiloculated cystic lesions )
2 46 M 1 15 13 13 Malignant nodule (pleural dissemination of adenocarcinoma as solid nodule with spiculation)
3 60 F 2 48 15 – 16 15 – 16 Two malignant nodules (bronchiolalveolar carcinomaı
4 66 F 7 3 4 – 7 4 – 7 All benign nodules
5 70 M 3 25 6 6 All benign nodules
6 60 M 4 38 3 – 8 3 – 8 Benign nodules
7 61 F 1 41 6 6 Benign nodule
8 59 F 4 27 4 – 7 4 – 8 All benign nodules
9 82 M 2 44 14 – 17 13 – 16 Possibly benign nodule, benign nodules
10 53 F 1 40 12 10 Benign nodule
11 65 F 1 35 11 10 Possibly benign nodule
12 49 F 1 74 6 5 Benign nodule
13 77 M 1 120 9 8 Benign nodule
14 60 M 2 119 4 – 7 4 – 8 All benign nodules
15 59 F 2 120 4 – 7 4 – 6 All benign nodules
16 61 F 1 118 7 7 Benign nodule
17 45 M 1 117 6 8 Benign nodule
18 64 M 1 120 9 8 Benign nodule
19 57 F 1 59 9 9 Possibly benign nodule